Getting Open Source Ready for Business

Click here to download the podcast or Click here to listen to it using the integrated eWEEK podcast player.What is the next step for open source in the enterprise. Open source products have individually proven their worth and abilities against commercial products when it comes to functionality. But some businesses are looking for more. They are looking for ready made stacks of enterprise applications, they are looking for support for solutions, not for individual open source applications. Most importantly, they are looking for these solutions to come from the channel providers that they are already working with.In this Tech Rising podcast, I talk to Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource, a company that takes open source applications and builds them into business ready solutions, about her company's efforts to make open source solutions ready for business.

Kim PoleseClick here to download the podcast or Click here to listen to it using the integrated eWEEK podcast player.

What is the next step for open source in the enterprise. Open source products have individually proven their worth and abilities against commercial products when it comes to functionality. But some businesses are looking for more. They are looking for ready made stacks of enterprise applications, they are looking for support for solutions, not for individual open source applications. Most importantly, they are looking for these solutions to come from the channel providers that they are already working with.

In this Tech Rising podcast, I talk to Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource, a company that takes open source applications and builds them into business ready solutions, about her company's efforts to make open source solutions ready for business.